Summertime is berry time, and strawberries are some of my favorite summer berries. I love to whip up this delicious, easy strawberry mousse dessert for a summer treat. No bake desserts are best for hot summer days and this one is cool, and refreshing served straight from the refrigerator. No cooking, no baking, only cleaning […]
Favorite American Recipes
After spending over 20 years living in America I've learned to cook many American dishes. Trust me, my kids vote for mac 'n cheese more often than Mom's trusted Irish mashed potatoes. I celebrate my adopted home of Kentucky with my "Kentucky Hot Brown" recipe and I'll share other American family favorites in the coming months and years.
My chicken tenders are made from chicken tenderloins, coated in panko bread crumbs and grated parmesan cheese, then baked until golden and crispy – a firm favorite in our house. Chicken tenders, chicken nuggets, chicken fingers, chicken sticks, chicken goujons, or whatever you choose to call them, these chicken tenderloins feature on our dinner menu […]
Pumpkin cheesecake spiked with Irish cream liqueur is a perfect dessert for celebrating Thanksgiving, attending a holiday gathering or hosting a party. The distinctive flavor of Baileys perfectly compliments a creamy, pumpkin cheesecake filling. I created this Irish-American fusion pie especially for Thanksgiving. Bailey’s cheesecake meets pumpkin pie, resulting in a hybrid Baileys pumpkin cheesecake. […]
Pumpkin pancakes are the perfect start to a fall day, a delicious treat for Sunday brunch or a weekday lunch. And to tell you the truth, I’ve been known to indulge in these delicious pancakes for dinner too. Today I thought I would veer a little away from my usual offerings of traditional Irish recipes […]
Blueberry lemon crumb cake is deliciously moist, and speckled with scrumptious, juicy blueberries baked right into the batter, and topped with crumbly, rich streusel. Cake for breakfast! A very American phenomenon. I was astonished at the first pot-luck breakfast meeting I experienced here in America. I didn’t quite understand how we would eat ‘breakfast’, but […]